Borlotto Lingua Di Fuoco is a vigorous grower and heavy producer with excellent taste. Use as fresh shell beans or grow out as dry beans. Pick when pods are plump and have nice red/white color. With a creamy taste and a soft nutty consistency, it is quite the most beautiful bean in the world.
Type: OP Heirloom
Uses: shelling, dry
Soil Requirements: 7.5 (neutral) to slightly alkaline
Propagation Method: From seed; direct sow after last frost. For poles, plant 4-5 beans around base of pole, thin to 2-3; for trellis, plant 2 beans every six inches, thin to one.
Other Details: Average water needs, well-drained soil